Leitrim GAA fans are in for a real treat in the coming weeks after the Leitrim Observer met up with the legendary Pakie McGarty at his home in Dublin recently to look back over his remarkable career in the Green & Gold, a career that spanned four decades from 1949 to 1971.
The legendary Pakie McGarty is pictured in the front row, third from left, with his Leitrim team-mate Cathal Flynn on the 1955 Connacht Railway Cup team. (Back, from left) John Nallen, Mattie McDonagh, Gerry O'Malley, Nace O'Dowd, Gerry Kirwin, Frank Ivers, Mick Greally, Aidan Brady. (Front) Jack Mahon, Cathal Flynn, Pakie McGarty, Sean Purcell, Willie Casey, Tom Dillon and Jackie Kyle.
Keep an eye out for the Leitrim Observer in the coming weeks for a fascinating in-depth chat with Leitrim's greatest ever Gaelic footballer - Pakie McGarty.